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Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
224 PM CDT Sat May 20 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 05/19/2017 TORNADO EVENT - UPDATE 8...

...Neosho Tornado...


Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    95 mph
Path length /Statute/:  4 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   300 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             05/19/2017
Start time:             3:10 PM CDT
Start location:         Neosho MO
Start Lat/Lon:          36.8731/-94.3738

End date:               05/19/2017
End time:               3:15 PM CDT
End location:           4 miles north-northeast of Neosho
End_lat/lon:            36.9222/-94.3377

AN EF-1 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ALONG US HIGHWAY 60 ON THE
NORTHEAST SIDE OF NEOSHO. THE DAMAGE PATH WAS ABOUT 4 MILES
LONG AND 300 YARDS WIDE WITH ESTIMATED WINDS OF 95 MPH.
NUMEROUS TREES WERE DAMAGED ALONG THE PATH.

EF Scale: The Enhanced Fujita Scale Classifies
Tornadoes into the following categories.

EF0...Weak......65 to 85 mph
EF1...Weak......86 to 110 mph
EF2...Strong....111 to 135 mph
EF3...Strong....136 to 165 mph
EF4...Violent...166 To 200 mph
EF5...Violent...>200 mph

NOTE:
The information in this statement is PRELIMINARY and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

$$

Gaede



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